Mayor Michelle Wu has handed the future of Boston over to an extremist Black Lives Matter organizer and two high school basketball players who are now in charge of distributing tax payer funded reparations.
Among 7 others in the task force, these youth will be in charge of deciding the ‘truth, reconciliation and reparations addressing the city of Boston’s involvement with the African slave trade’ in June 2024.
They will also be allowed to eliminate policies and laws they say continue to cause harm to blacks.
One of the more radical members is BLM organizer Carrie Mays,22.
https://t.co/GiI0PECib4 Boston’s reparations committee members include two high school juniors, BLM organizer https://t.co/eFsBBIFYyG #News #AmericaFirst #Conservative
— America First Newswire (@Am1stNewswire) February 8, 2023
She was also recently appointed a member of the Civilian Review Board of Police Accountability.
This country is a Dieversity Dumpster Fire
“Boston task force appoints TWO 11th graders and a BLM-supporting college student to decide how much money to pay black community”https://t.co/senlRw8sKB
— Dan Lyman (@realdanlyman) February 8, 2023
Also on the force are two high school juniors Damani Williams and Denilson Fanfan.
Besides their basketball abilities it is unclear what expertise they bring to the panel.
Just insane! #Boston high school juniors determining reparations!!!!!https://t.co/DsVlBkBekj
— Robert_F_Boston (@RobertF_Boston) February 8, 2023
Their Burke High School profile says the school serves students ‘residing in high-poverty, high crime neighborhoods’.
Slavery reparations in Boston? The epicenter of abolitionism? These people could not have found something more appropriate? Mayor Wu, fix the schools, fix the environment, fix the corruption, fix the inequality (hint: look to Providence). https://t.co/vYZUDlzLpI
— Fred McGhee (@fred_mcghee) February 8, 2023
At a ceremony, Daily Mail quoted Mayor Wu as saying:
“For 400 years, the brutal practice of enslavement and recent policies like redlining, the busing crisis and exclusion from city contracting have denied black Americans pathways to build generational wealth, secure stable housing and live freely.
Our administration remains committed to tackling long-standing racial inequities, and this task force is the next step in our commitment as a city to advance racial justice and build a Boston for everyone.”
To which the task force chair, Joseph Fester Jr., added in a statement:
‘We are looking forward to determining recommendations for how we reckon with Boston’s past while charting a path forward for black people whose ancestors labored without compensation and who were promised the 40 acres and a mule they never received.’
According to GBH TV, City Councilor Lydia Edwards noted in a hearing last year that the task force alone would be paid $100 hourly, with compensation capped at $50,000 annuly, as well as hiring an executive director and assistant.
Costing tax payers almost a $1 million a year BEFORE reparations.
“That could put this at well over, or close to, a million dollars a year in order to operate the commission. … I don’t know that any other commission that’s ever been created by this body, or the mayor’s office, has a budget that high.”
Boston has recently come under criticism for spending $10 million on this woke monstrosity.
The statute Thomas Ball's Emancipation Memorial was paid for by freed slaves as a memorial and was put up in 1876.
In 2020 the Boston Art Commission voted unanimously to tear it down.
The city spent $10,000,000 on the MLK memorial statue revealed this week. pic.twitter.com/bjysfaE8sx
— Bruce Fenton (@brucefenton) January 18, 2023
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